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Sport For Good Atlanta Alliance - Captains Corner An update on the progress of our  Playbook For Impact ! Health & Well Being -   (Captains: Lea Rolfes | Girls On The Run ATL , Stephanie Campbell | KiDsGyM USA )  The Health & Wellbeing workgroup's primary strategy is to increase the number of SBYD programs on the Westside. Our initial piece of work is to understand what is currently happening in the Washington Cluster so we can identify and fill the gaps in programs. We are hoping to develop a list of SBYD programs offered at each school before the end of the year. This list will help us offer some capacity building assistance to current ...
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Laureus  USA  and local Chicago Leaders announced the launch of Sport for Good Chicago (S4G  Chicago ), a long-term commitment to improving the lives of underserved youth in  Chicago  through the power of sport. By bringing together local nonprofit leaders, providing resources and facilitating collaboration at the local level, Sport for Good Chicago will ensure more children and youth have access to high quality, youth-centered sports programs. To support the launch of S4G  Chicago , Laureus  USA  awarded grants to 7 local nonprofit organizations that use sport or physical activity to empower local youth. Athletes from the  Chicago  Red Stars  including  ...
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​​Last month, March 3 rd 2018, to be exact, Sport For Good Atlanta hosted a work readiness workshop preparing student athletes from local west side high schools and programs for success and leadership in the workplace with an opportunity to work Atlanta United Games from Concentric Restaurant group. Between 25 – 30 youth (16 and up) joined us on a Saturday morning at 9 am (yes! we said 9 am on a Saturday!) to first hear from several special speakers who opened the day with a motivational piece on the soft and hard skills it would take to be successful at any job that anyone would ever have. The youth then broke up into 3 groups of max 10 -12 students and rotated ...
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Over the past 20 years, sport for development projects have flourished all around the world. However, while the use of sport as a tool for social change is often seen as a relatively new innovation in itself and only partially understood by the wider development sector, most funders still place emphasis on proven interventions that follow a number of similar models, thus not allowing for creative and innovative solutions to the most challenging issues that our world faces.  To address this issue and drive ongoing invention and improvement, The SOL Foundation and Laureus Sport for Good have partnered to create Sport for Development’s first ‘Innovation ...
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Laureus USA  and Nike today announced the launch of Sport for Good New York City (S4G NYC), a long-term commitment to improving the lives of underserved youth in the five boroughs of New York City through the power of sport. By bringing together nonprofit leaders, providing resources and facilitating collaboration at the local level, Sport for Good New York City will ensure more children and youth have access to high quality, youth-centered sports programs. To support the launch of S4G NYC, Laureus USA, awarded grants to eight local nonprofit organizations that use sport or physical activity to empower local youth. Olympic legend Edwin Moses helped kick off ...
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​   Our Sport for Good Atlanta team has been busy hosting team huddles, coach trainings with Up2Us Sports, and even a fireside chat with UN Ambassador Andrew Young- the former U.S. Congressman who first brought the Olympics to the city of Atlanta in 1996.    Over the course of four huddles, 25 organizations worked together to create a "Playbook" for addressing the challenges facing children and youth in Atlanta's Westside.
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